Specimen Information

Penaeus monodon
Penaeus monodon
(Asian tiger shrimp)
Crustaceans-Shrimp
Exotic

Specimen ID279515
GroupCrustaceans-Shrimp
GenusPenaeus
Speciesmonodon
Common NameAsian tiger shrimp
StateLA
CountyPlaquemines
LocalityGulf of Mexico, Breton Sound, near Venice
Mapping AccuracyApproximate
HUC8 NameEastern Louisiana Coastal
HUC8 Number08090203
Map
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Collection Day13
Collection Month10
Collection Year2011
Year AccuracyActual
Potential Pathwayescaped captivity aquaculture
Statusestablished
CommentsSee voucher photo (tail missing).
Record TypeNAS sighting report
Freshwater/MarineMarine
Number Collected1
Size295 mm; 159 g
Photo



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Citation information: U.S. Geological Survey. [2021]. Nonindigenous Aquatic Species Database. Gainesville, Florida. Accessed [5/12/2021].

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